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Indian messaging platform Hike raises $175 million

Indian messaging platform Hike raises $175 million

Apps, Business
Indian messaging startup Hike Messenger has raised more than $175 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Limited and Foxconn Technology Group that values the company at nearly $1.4 billion. The company, which bills itself as India's only homegrown messaging platform, has so far raised $250 million overall in four rounds of investment, the fourth being the highest, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. Its existing investors SoftBank Group, Bharti Enterprises and Tiger Global also participated in the fourth round. The homegrown messaging platform has 100 million users in India out of which 95 percent are Indians. "Hike users, on an average, exchange 40 billion messages per month and spend 120 minutes per user per week on the platform," the company said in the stat...
Hike Messenger looking forward for Voice Calling Feature

Hike Messenger looking forward for Voice Calling Feature

Apps, Technology
The Smartphones has taken the world by storm. As with the help of Instant messaging apps like Whatsapp, Line, Vibe etc. connectivity and sharing has bought smiles on our faces, created togetherness and also helped us in ease of work. But now, Hike Messenger, according to reports on confirmation of purchasing Zip Phone; a US-based Voice Calling Company. The Company, however, has not yet publicly spoken about is nor about of its transactions and details. According to the PC-Tablet "Zip Phone is a US based company, which was founded by Anuj Jain some time back. It is a one man company, where he takes care of all the necessary activities by himself. The company provides voice calling services across the globe. If everything goes well, then Hike will make the official announcement of addi